Lieutenant Martin Thomas

Lieutenant Martin L. Thomas was born and raised in Memphis Tennessee.  He graduated from Nicholas Blackwell High School in 1981.  Immediately after graduating high school, he joined the United States Marine Corps.

In April 2000, Lieutenant Thomas started his law enforcement career with the Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office as a Reserve Deputy Sheriff.  Immediately after retiring from the United States Marine Corps after 20 years of service, he joined the Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office in June 2001.  After graduating the South Carolina Criminal Justice Academy, Lieutenant Thomas has served in the following capacities;

  • Patrol Officer (Southern and Northern Enforcement)

  • Investigator (Beaufort/Jasper Multi Agency Drug Task Force)

  • Bloodhound Tracking Team Member

  • Patrol Sergeant (Assistant Shift Supervisor Southern Enforcement)

  • Special Enforcement Unit Supervisor (Southern Enforcement)

  • Patrol Staff Sergeant (Southern and Northern Enforcement)

  • Civil and Warrants Division Master Sergeant

  • General Sessions Coordinator Master Sergeant

  • Recruiting and Staffing Lieutenant 

Lieutenant Martin Thomas

Phone: 843-255-3434

Beaufort County Sheriff's Office

2001 Duke St

Beaufort, South Carolina 29902


Phone: 843-255-3200

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